Synonyms for roan

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Have them saddle the roan for me, and they may take the chestnut pair and lead Firefly.

He would give the roan a flick, and his sulky would flash by.

There's a big five-year-old roan around here that will be safe as a church for you.

"You are very good, madam," said Mr. Wilding, and he bowed to the withers of his roan.

Sile's horse was a roan, and looked like a fast one under a light weight like his.

He shall have the roan that hoisted you out of the saddle with his hind quarters.

The roan squatted and ducked sidewise, and Lance raised his head.

“He needs it,” said Lance grimly, with his twisted smile, and went back to the roan.

He untied and mounted the roan and circled the vicinity cautiously.

There was a roan horse in this one which I knew to belong to the doctor.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from Middle French roan "reddish brown," perhaps from Spanish roano, from Old Spanish raudano, probably from a Germanic source (cf. Gothic raudan, accusative of rauðs "red"). Chiefly of horses.

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